How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP4 on Mac?

Today, I will show you how to download YouTube videos and store them in MP4 format. By downloading, you can watch them on your Mac whenever you want. And in MP4 format, you can easily transfer them to your mobile phone, tablet, other music devices and Xbox.

There are two easy ways to convert your videos on Mac:

Download and Convert YouTube Videos to MP4

iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac is the best tool for this. In addition to converting to a range of formats, this program lets you download from over 1000 video sharing websites, play your videos and manage them. It’s compatible with Mac OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 
10.8, 10.7 and 10.6.

Step One: Download The Video

iskysoft imedia converterFirst, launch Safari, visit YouTube and open the video. As soon as it starts playing, the program will detect it and display a download button at the video’s top-left corner. All you have to do is hit the button, and the downloading begins.

Step Two: Convert The Video

download youtube videoThen, click the “Downloaded” button on the left side of the program window. Then, you’ll see the list of the downloaded videos. Next, click the “Convert” button to the right. A pop-up window will appear to let you and choose the category and format. Select “video” and “MP4”. Finally, click “OK”. To import the video to your Apple device, connect the device and choose it from the window. Then, click “OK” and the program will do the needful.

output to mp4

Convert YouTube Videos to MP4

iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac is a speedy tool that lets you do this with perfect ease. In addition to converting audio and video to a variety of formats, it lets you take screenshots, merge videos, play them and burn them to DVDs. It’s compatible with Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite and 10.11 El Capitan.

3 Simple Steps

  1. Launch iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe. Then drag and drop the YouTube video to the program.
  2. From the format tray, choose MP4 as the output format.
  3. Finally, click “Convert”. Done!

In Conclusion…

Choose either of these super-simple methods to convert YouTube videos to MP4 format, and you can enjoy YouTube videos on your Mac, phone, tablet, music devices and Xbox. Try it now!